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Brewed by Pivovar Černá Hora (Pivovary Lobkowicz)
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Černá Hora, Czech Republic

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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Origin of name: This beer is named after its unique garnet red-brown color (darker than most dark beers). The color of Černá Hora Granát could lead its consumer to call it a "black beer". Taste: it is characterized by its fullness, sweetness and very dark color. A high proportion of Bavarian, caramel and coloring malt based on a longstanding recipe gives the beer its unmistakable caramel taste and markedly influences its bitterness. It is distinguishable by its good head and vigor. Has won 1st place in category of dark lagers upon competition - "The Golden Cup PIVEX - BEER 1999". Winning competition "Dočesná Žatec" in 1995 -1999 years


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3490) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 1, 2005
Pours a clear brown color with a ring of white lace. Aroma of boiled vegetables, malt and sweetness. Ordinary flavor of malt, sweetness and boiled vegetables. Light to medium body, moderate carbonation.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
gam (3421) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 31, 2010
Biege head dark red brown pour caramel vanilla aromas flavour vanilla caramel some chocolate mild bitter toffee mildness slightly weak flavours finish mild tasting swartz not much aftertaste

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Arve_Christian (3415) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 3, 2012
Backlog Gdansk Easter 2010 Bottle at Degustatornia Dom Piwa Dark color, ok foam Mediumbody & complexity Enjoyable ( and impressive in Poland)

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Grzesiek79 (3342) - Radom, POLAND - FEB 27, 2012
rotten eggs, leaves, citrus, chocolate, coffee, nuts, brown, cloudy, white foam, tan foam, heavy cloying sweetness, medium bitterness, heavily sour, full body, oily feel, creamy, average carbonation, long finish,

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (3279) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 5, 2012
50cl bottle. Pours a chestnut brown with a red hue which makes it look like cherry cola. Nice generous head too. The nose has nettley hops with just a hint of chocolate. The taste has toffee, smokey nuts and biscuity finish. The palate is medium bodied with a rich creamy texture and a fresh and tangy finish. Overall, this is great, like a black lager version of an English bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marduk (3200) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 29, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 3, 2012 0,5l bottle. Dark brown, coca cola color. Small white head. Burnt caramel, dark fruits in aroma. Buttery, smooth, dry coffee, smoky ending. Quite nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
goozen (3134) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAY 2, 2014
Bottle 0,5ltr: Very dark brown colored brew with red glow. Taste is nicely dry bitter with hints of roasted malts and caramel.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
bluevegie (3063) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 13, 2010
Deep dark red body with off white head. Some notes of caramel late in the aroma, mainly notice the grainy notes in the taste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Douberd (2810) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAY 22, 2014
Bottle 500 ml at home, into a big Guinness glass, ABV 4.5% Dark chestnut brown on the body, two full fingers of tan head, thick and creamy, with good retention. Light lacing on the glass. Aroma of caramel, toasted malts, the faintest of chocolate. Tastes good, more chocolate and even some coffee now, iron, light caramel. Medium thin body, average carbonation, more notable on the first sips. Overall a nice beer, tasty enough.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (2787) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 22, 2014
Bottle shared at a tasting at the Beer and Beyond shop. Brown with beige head. Date honey, date, diacityl and some cheesecake aroma, dry, a little smoky, delicate bitter-roastiness in the mouth. Medium-bodied, dry finish. Surprisingly good.


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